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Marques Ogden

Entrepreneur / Speaker
In 2003, Ogden was drafted into the NFL as an offensive lineman. After 5 years of playing in league, he decided to retire and pursue a career in construction and contracting.  At the age of 27, Marques founded a construction company called Kayden Premier Enterprises. The company had fast growth and in 2010, Marques won The African American Subcontractor of the Year Award in the state of Maryland. Eventually, his business went bankrupt, losing almost 2 million dollars on one project in a matter of 90 days.  During his darkest hours, he pulled himself together, got a part-time job as a custodian, and with hard work and determination became a motivational speaker, best-selling author and marketing leader, helping to build the success of others!